Obamacare

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Obamacare

A nickname for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was passed during US President Barack Obama's tenure in office as his signature legislation. Obamacare was an attempt to provide universal healthcare.
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Even in America, Obama Care - an insurance model, has been seriously questioned.
The attempts to reverse Obama care; the limits on relations with Cuba, the bombing of Syria for crossing the chemical weapons red line that Obama drew but failed to punish, and last week's withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal contain more than a hint of revenge for the humiliation he suffered in 2011.
He has failed to fulfill some of his key campaign promises, included the repeal and replace of Obama Care and building a wall along the country's southern border.
In a statement greeting the release of the final version of the proposals, the White House said: "By lowering tax rates, simplifying the rigged and burdensome tax code and repealing the failed tax on lower- and middle-income households known as the Obama care individual mandate, this legislation will grow our economy, raise wages and promote economic competitiveness."
But the Obama care approach, with its heavy reliance on private insurance, would be regarded as either inadequate or discredited.
Donald Trump is one step closer to replacing Obama care. For the largest Christian country on earth, I find the Americans' attitude to healthcare rather baffling.
However, he showed support for conscience rights in two cases involving Obama care mandates.
Kevin Brady, (R., Texas), chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, said "scare tactics" were enveloping the issue, and promised that Obama care plans would not be terminated with President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
Sixth, President Obama's Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obama Care, increased premiums for health insurance and alienated the voters whose support Clinton needed especially in the large vote-rich states.
(http://banterbrooklyn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Presidential-Debate-3-page-0small.jpg) Banter: Drink specials at this bar will include $7 cocktails with fun names like "The Obama Care" and "The Mindless Undecided," among others.
Education must compete with Employment, Obama Care, Social Security, Corporate Bailouts, Military Funding, Reelection campaigns, and other national priorities.
As for Obama giving advice, his regime is the most-failed presidency the US has ever had - Obama Care is a disaster.
Does Obama care that TTIP will allow US companies to sue an elected UK Government for changing policy to protect public services such as our NHS?
"Some Republicans don't believe in Obama care, but it added about 15 million people to the health care system."